NYC Jazz Festival 2017 - Stefon Harris & Blackout featuring Casey Benjamin and Terreon Gully

  • Apollo Theater 253 West 125th Street New York, NY, 10027 United States

Manhattan Concert Productions presents the 14th annual New York City Jazz Festival featuring Stefon Harris & Blackout featuring Casey Benjamin and Terreon Gully at Harlem's world-famous Apollo Theater.  Don’t miss this unforgettable evening of Jazz!

Educator, Vibraphonist and Composer, Stefon Harris has been heralded as “one of the most important young artists in jazz” by The Los Angeles Times. A four-time GRAMMY™ nominee, he is a seven-time Best Mallet player by the Jazz Journalist Association, the recipient of Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, Downbeat’s Critics Poll Winner for Vibraphone (2015, 2013) and 2014 Expanded Critic’s Poll for Vibes from Jazz Times. He won a 2014 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album for Wonder: The Songs of Stevie Wonder as a member of the SF Jazz Collective. 

The concert will also feature the prestigious Matanda Keyes, led by Darryl Keyes. Hailing from Oakland, CA, Matanda Keyes, has played with or opened for Joshua Redman, Tony Bennett, Pete Escovedo, to name a few.